General Aviation

News and issues concerning general aviation, specifically airplanes and helicopters powered by piston and alternative engines (i.e., non-turbine powered aircraft). Subjects include aircraft, engines, personnel, acquisitions, accidents, safety, security and training.

May 19, 2015 - 4:45 PM
As a result of a January crash of a 280FX, the safety agency is shortening the window between inspection intervals for the helicopter maker.
May 19, 2015 - 4:32 PM
FAA amends rule on the basis of a negative comment.
May 19, 2015 - 9:54 AM
May 19 hearing on FAA reauthorization covers air traffic control modernization and reform.
May 19, 2015 - 5:45 AM
The Swedish company is growing rapidly as operators see the benefits of its tools.
Apr 23, 2015 - 11:01 AM
Jeppesen will provide a customized bundle that includes textbook materials for both private and commercial/instrument pilot training and other elements.
Apr 22, 2015 - 11:36 AM
Available for retrofit or as a factory option, the $30,000 system is being demonstrated by the company on a float-equipped Husky this week.
Apr 22, 2015 - 8:31 AM
The aviation EFB and navigation app’s latest version supports Apple’s Watch with unique new features for pilots.
Mooney M10 mockup
Apr 22, 2015 - 4:30 AM
M10T is a fixed-gear, composite trainer; M10J has more luxury, amenities and a higher-horsepower engine.
Superior Gemini 100
Apr 22, 2015 - 4:22 AM
The 100-hp Gemini 100, intended for light sport aircraft, will be the first in the new engine family to be fielded by Superior.
Apr 21, 2015 - 2:21 PM
The annual convention of flight simulator enthusiasts will feature live demos of Boston Virtual ATC controllers working with desktop simulator fliers.